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Poroporoaki: Rob Cooper (Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi)

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 1:29 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party today grieves the passing of a much loved mentor, a superb advocate, a masterful activist and a lifelong champion of kaupapa Māori, Rob Cooper. More >>

Veto of Paid Parental leave Bill is an affront to MMP

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 5:06 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says the use of a financial veto by National to extinguish the paid parental leave bill is a slap in the face to MMP. More >>

Māori Party congratulates Robert Martin on making history

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 2:08 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is thrilled that Robert Martin, who was nominated by former Co-leader Dame Tariana Turia, has become the first person with a learning disability to be elected as a member on to any United Nations Committee. More >>

Sending our support to the victims and their loved ones

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 2:31 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party sends its aroha to the many people who will be shattered by the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. More >>

Sir Graham Latimer Was ‘Ahead Of His Times’

Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:22 am | The Maori Party

“It is said of very few people that they were ahead of their times, but Ta Kereama Ratima was one of the few who deserves that accolade,” said Rangimarie Naida Glavish, president of the Maori Party in her tribute to the late Sir Graham Latimer, who died ... More >>

POROPOROAKI: Honouring Sir Graham Latimer (1926-2016)

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 9:26 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party laments the passing of Sir Graham Latimer who helped bring the Treaty of Waitangi back in to our nation’s consciousness. More >>

Māori Party congratulates New Zealand Honours recipients

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 10:48 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party commends all the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients including tāngata whenua who have committed themselves to their work and serving their commu-nities. More >>

Matariki 2016 Most Important Year Yet for Maori

Monday, 6 June 2016, 1:18 pm | The Maori Party

Matariki 2016 which appears tomorrow night will be the start of the most important year yet for Maoridom in modern times, according to the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish. More >>

Davis gets it wrong on sexual violence and family violence

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 3:57 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says the claim by Labour MP Kelvin Davis that there is nothing in this year’s Budget to address violence is out-and-out wrong. More >>

Maori Party President Sees Chance for Her People

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 9:10 am | The Maori Party

Maori voters have just been given a chance to have a big say in who will form the next government of New Zealand after the 2017 General Election, according to the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish. “And not just a big say, ... More >>

Māori Party celebrates plain packaging progress

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 10:51 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party marks World Smokefree Day by welcoming the Government’s continued commitment to passing plain packaging legislation this year. More >>

Maori Party President Hails Benefits of Being “at the Table”

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:22 am | The Maori Party

Benefits for te iwi Maori from having its own political party “at the table” of New Zealand’s governing coalition have been hailed by the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish. More >>

$40m boost for Whānau Ora

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:36 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox is thrilled that Whānau Ora will be able to reach an extra 2,500 whānau with the boost of $40m in new funding, announced in Budget 2016. More >>

$4m for extending micro-financing

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:34 pm | The Maori Party

Budget 2016 has provided $4 million over the next four years to provide greater access to microfinance for whānau. More >>

$4m to commemorate New Zealand Wars

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:32 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud to have secured new funding in Budget 2016 to support New Zealand Land Wars commemorations. More >>

$5m to promote Māori voter participation

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:28 pm | The Maori Party

Budget 2016 provides $5 million over the next four years to increase Māori electoral participation. More >>

$17.9m to support Māori landowners

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:26 pm | The Maori Party

Landowners of Māori freehold land will benefit from two announcements in this year’s budget. More >>

Māori Party continues to support housing solutions

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:25 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell announced an extra $12.6 million over four years earlier this month, bringing the total annual operating budget to $17.5 million. Launched last year, the Network provides funds for the development of new whare, ... More >>

$34.6m to support te reo Māori revival

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:23 pm | The Maori Party

Three funds in this year’s Budget 2016 will contribute towards increasing the number of proficient Māori language speakers. More >>

Calling for speedy response to wiping WINZ debt

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:05 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox received a petition today urging the Government to wipe debt incurred by people having to borrow money from WINZ to stay in emergency accommodation. More >>

 

 

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